How do you factor: y= 3x^2 + 10x + 8 ?

Nov 30, 2015

$\left(x + 2\right) \left(3 x + 4\right)$

Explanation:

(x+?)(3x+?) Gives the $3 {x}^{2}$

To find the other factors

$\textcolor{b l u e}{\text{Attempt 1}}$

(x+2)(3x+4) = 3x^2+4x+6x+8 color(red)(" Works on first guess!"